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Most Literature books fall within the P call range on our Upper Level:
P Philology. Linguistics PA Greek and Latin languages and literatures
PB Modern languages. Celtic languages
PC Romanic lnaguages
PD Germanic languages. Scandinavian languages
PE English language
PF West Germanic languages
PG Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian languages
PH Uralic and Basque languages
PJ Oriental languages and literatures
PK Indo-Iranian languages and literatures
PL Languages and literatures of Eastern Asia, Africa, Oceania
PM Hyperborean, Indian, and artifical languages
PN Literature (General)
PQ French, Italian, spanish, and Portuguese literatures
PR English literature
PS American literature
PT Germanic and Scandinavian literaturesPZ Fiction and juvenile belles lettres
Use the following terms to fully explore library holdings in these common subjects.
General Literature Subject Headings:
Literature - History and criticism
English literature--19th century--History and criticism
Poetry - History and criticism
Drama - History and criticism
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Interviews